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Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #401 (WUR) Saint-Étienne, France
Modern enterprises are facing the challenge of producing at low costs with high quality and in short delay while ensuring high reliability of its equipment and reducing environmental impact. The Industrial Engineering and Operations Research masters from MINES Saint-Étienne meets the challenge with innovative scientific technologies for efficient design and maintenance of manufacturing systems.
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This one-year master of science program from MINES Saint-Étienne deals with applications of advanced techniques of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research to decision making, especially scientific methods for modeling, performance evaluation, design, production planning and scheduling, supply chains management and maintenance of both manufacturing, service and logistics systems. 

Special attentions will be given to major problems raised in the design and operation of manufacturing and service systems.

 Thanks to the close relationships that the research labs enjoy with some major industrial partners, students can learn how to apply these cutting-edge techniques and how to face the complexity of various industrial sectors such as semiconductor manufacturing, health care delivery systems, automotive industry and transportation.

Career options:

  • jobs in R&D,
  • management of enterprises 
  • consulting


    Accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Operations management of production systems and supply chains
  • Optimization and decision support
  • Reliability and stochastic systems (in French)
  • Enterprise modeling and engineering
  • Product and system design (in French)
  • Design and performance evaluation of manufacturing systems
  • Planning and scheduling of production and logistics systems
  • Customer-centered strategies for Supply-Chain Management
  • System diagnostic and safe control (in French)
  • Equipment maintenance (in French)
  • Industrial engineering in health care (in French)
  • Supply chains and communication technologies (in French)
  • Languages and tools for modeling (in French)
  • Intelligent products (in French)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Applicants should hold a French « master M1» or a Bachelor of Science/Engineering in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, applied mathematics, computer science. Knowledge of French language is not mandatory since a large number of courses are in English. The admission decision, made by an admission committee, will be communicated to each applicant. The courses start by the end of September.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Saint-Étienne

  • 740 - 980 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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